Amit Gupta

Amit is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Chartered Financial Analyst(CFA) and Law graduate.
He has been working in the area of direct taxation handling various facets including, inter-alia, transaction advisory, investment structuring, estate planning and has been involved in providing tax advisory and compliance services to diverse sector clientele.
He has been involved in advising various coveted clients to facilitate transactions and structuring of inbound and outbound foreign investment from domestic and international tax perspective.
He has been involved in several transactional tax advisory, restructuring and business modelling assignments and handled corporate and individual residency shift advisory assignments based on the prevailing international tax and regulatory framework.
Before joining the firm, Amit was part of the Tax and Regulatory services at a large international accounting firm wherein he was part of the core group for the Private Client service offering and the National Tax Office. In his earlier stints, he has worked with law firms in their Direct tax practice.
He is a member of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal Bar Association and International Fiscal Association and regularly contributed articles/ write-ups for newspapers/ magazines.

Lakshmi Sankar

Lakshmi Sankar is a Chartered Accountant with around 11 years experience in assisting clients navigate Indian tax & regulatory challenges. He has worked with Indian promoters & MNEs from Middle East & western world, build their business in India and is currently focusing on dealing with the Government at the Centre State level, on emerging fiscal policies with specific context to financial sector reforms. He is currently working in the capacity of Associate Director- Financial Sector with the firm.

He has been involved in establishing financial undertakings in India for large foreign banks, foreign venture capital investors and helping promoters/ Indian conglomerates to set up financial service business, navigate acquisition opportunities, create structure that unlock and preserve value creation.

He has extensively worked on engagements/ projects cutting across the financial services spectrum of FinTech, family offices, estate planning, banks, NBFC, peer to peer lending platforms and insurance players. He has successfully helped start-ups and their promoters by exploring the expansion opportunities in India & globally and holds significant experience in advising clients in the areas of transaction advisory, fund structuring, inbound investment advisory, corporate & international tax.

Lakshmi Sankar has worked on tax dispute resolution certainty initiatives including focused discussions with CIT & need based advocacy with the CBDT, Ministry of Finance. He has assisted clients in obtaining complex regulatory approvals with the key arms of the Govt including RBI, DIPP, SEZ.

Sophia Hegnauer

Sophia Hegnauer is currently working as a Manager- German Desk with Nangia Advisors. She is an experienced German Language Consultant with multiple skill sets including Marketing & Sales activities, Business Development, Lead Generation, Sales Management, Business-to-Business (B2B) & Business to Customer (B2C) domains as well as expertise in English/German Translations. A fairly decent track record in demonstrating sales related tasks pertaining to international markets such as Germany, Switzerland, Austria, UK, USA, UAE & Saudi Arabia as well as domestic Indian markets. A varied experience across sectors such as IT – Software & Contract Management, ERP, FMCG, Exports Sales and ITES.

Meenu Wadhawan

Meenu Wadhawan is an Associate Director in International taxation and Transfer Pricing practice of Nangia & Co LLP. She possesses over 10 years of rich experience of handling International taxation and Transfer Pricing matters of inbound and outbound multinational clients across a range of industries such as retail, media and entertainment, industrial goods, software and ITES, telecom, automobiles, infrastructure, oil & gas, EPC, financial sector, and many more. Since 2008, she has been involved in various transfer pricing assignments, including transfer pricing planning and global transfer pricing documentation, transfer pricing policy setting, Business Restructuring, transfer pricing structuring, transfer pricing valuations including intangible valuations, Profit attribution analyses, Fin 48 analysis, strategizing and implementing global cross charge mechanism, advisory for inter-company price setting of financial transactions, etc.

She has extensive experience in assisting multi-nationals resolve complex transfer pricing disputes at almost all appellate forums and has also assisted various multi-nationals in resolving disputes through the Mutual Agreement Procedure and APA proceedings.

Prior to Nangia & Co LLP, she was an Associate Director in PwC and has also worked in General Electric’s in-house Transfer Pricing team. She holds Masters in Business Economics and Bachelor in Business Studies degrees from Delhi University.